North Point Water Tower

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North Point Water Tower
North Point Water Tower
Location East North Ave.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Coordinates 43°03′35″N 87°52′48″W / 43.05971°N 87.87987°W / 43.05971; -87.87987Coordinates: 43°03′35″N 87°52′48″W / 43.05971°N 87.87987°W / 43.05971; -87.87987
Architect Charles A. Gombert
Architectural style Victorian Gothic
NRHP reference # 73000088
Added to NRHP February 23, 1973

The North Point Water Tower is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[1]


The City of Milwaukee was authorized by the Wisconsin Legislature to construct the water tower in 1871.[2] Designed by Charles A. Gombert, it was built out of limestone from Wauwatosa, Wisconsin to house the wrought iron standpipe.[3]


  1. ^ "North Point Water Tower". Landmark Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  2. ^ "Old North Point Water Tower". Historical Marker Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  3. ^ Jones, Catherine. "North Point Water Tower". Encyclopedia of Milwaukee.